U.N. Agencies Work To Raise Awareness Of, Prevent Violence Against Women

U.N. News Centre: FEATURE: U.N. champions prevention as best hope for eliminating violence against women
“…This year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, marked annually on 25 November, focused on ‘prevention.’ U.N. Women has been partnering with governments, other U.N. agencies, and civil society groups to educate and advocate for ending violence by increasing awareness about the root causes of the scourge and highlighting its consequences…” (12/9).